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Film Mayo Creative Ireland Residency Award closes July 18th.

Film Mayo Creative Ireland Residency Award in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre

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Short film, Backwater, as part of 30th Galway Film Fleadh. Producer from Mayo.

Backwater is a shot film which was shot during the summer, locations include Westport and Aughagower in Co.

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Mayo Cinematographer shot Gutland, which will screen in 30th Galway Film Fleadh

Mayo Director of photography, Narayan Van Maele, shot the feature film ‘Gutland’ (35mm) which will screen as part of the 30th Galway Film Fleadh on Friday 13th of July in the Pálás Screen 1 at 18:30.  The film had previously screened  in the Discovery section at the Toronto International Film Festival 2017. 

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Short Film shot in Moore Hall

Rapacious is a Short Film that was shot in the woods of Moore Hall, Co. Mayo, by two native Mayo men, Eamonn Keane (Director) and Jason O'Sullivan (Producer).

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Growing Strong Documentary by Ballina Film maker

Peter Melrose is a Ballina born documentary film-maker.  Growing Strong, his documentary recently picked up a Best Overall Production award at his degree showcase in the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. The documentary explores Integrated Education in Derry City.

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Film Mayo Creative Ireland Residency Award

Film Mayo Creative Ireland Residency Award in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre

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Film Mayo is delighted to announce the second recipient of the Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary

“It’s been a really big year for me in Film and I’m delighted to have the year topped off with this award and the support of Film Mayo.” Alan Mulligan, recipient of the second Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary.

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Writer/Filmmaker Kevin Toolis upcoming Mayo Talks

Kevin Toolis is a writer and filmmaker. His latest book My Father’s Wake: How the Irish Teach us to Live, Love and Die has just been published and is available in all local bookshops. 

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Presentation and Mentoring with Screenwriter Eugene O'Brien in Castlebar. 9th of Dec

Screenwriter Eugene O Brien (of Pure Mule & Eden fame) is one of the writers giving a screenwriting presentation and short mentoring opportunities in Mayo on Saturday 9th of December.

This free event is aimed at Mayo writers and is provided by Film Mayo and Mayo Arts Service. Booking is required for attending the presentation and mentoring availability is by a submission process which closes Thursday 30th of November.

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